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Jan Haakon Andersen

  • Birth 5 Aug 1934 Norway
  • Death 23 Oct 1952 Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
  • Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown, Specifically: I spoke with the Ocean View Cematorium and their records show that his ashes were shipped back to Norway for burial
  • Memorial ID 26486795

Jan was from Norway and working as an Ordinary Seaman on the cargo ship (Mauranger) when he arrived in Vancouver, BC. According to the Funeral Records, he was only in Vancouver 1 hour when he died as a result of his accident.

Obit:

Vancouver Sun - October 25, 1952

ANDERSEN - Passed away suddenly on Oct 23, 1952 in St. Mary's Hospital as a result of an accident on the Mauranger. Jan Haakon Andersen, 18 years of age of Bergen, Norway. Funeral service Monday, Oct 27, at 10:30am in the Funeral Home of S. Bowell & Sons, Rev. Saugen officiating - Cremated.


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jan Haakon Andersen (5 Aug 1934–23 Oct 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26486795, ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown, who reports a I spoke with the Ocean View Cematorium and their records show that his ashes were shipped back to Norway for burial.